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El concepto de arma cibernética en el marco internacional: una aproximación funcional.

Margarita Robles Carrillo
Abstract:
The definition of a concept of cyber weapon is necessary for the effective implementation of the principle of prohibition of the threat and use of force in the international arena. This paper examines, first, as a general context, the contrast between the political and institutional discourse and international practice in relation to the effectiveness of this principle in the cyber environment. Secondly, this work presents the main concepts of the notion of cyber weapon made from an instrumental or material perspective. Finally, the paper proposes the adoption of a functional concept of cyber weapon capable of distinguishing those actions taking into account the versatility of cyber activities and to incorporate the various subjective, material and teleological components that together allow identify a use of force armed in international law.
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Year:
2016
Type of Publication:
Article
Keywords:
Cyber Weapon; prohibition of the threat and use of force; International Law
Journal:
Boletín del Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos. Documento de opinión.
Number:
101/2016
Pages:
1-18
Month:
october
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